This study investigates practices and behaviors that successful CIOs depict and whether leadership theories can help challenged CIOs become successful.
The authors argue that successful CIOs must manage both the quality of delivery of IT services and their cost. The paper lists the top ten challenges faced by CIOs in 2010 and the decade after.
Today’s employee is tech savvy and armed to the teeth with gadgets – each day this horde grows with new, increasingly more sophisticated devices! How is the CIO to cope with this trend? Is it changing the role of the CIO itself? This research provides insights into this issue – the fundamental drivers of IT consumerization and how the CIO can embrace that force for the good of both the enterprise and the user.
The authors describe a shift in value creation opportunities in the enterprise and make the case for a different response from and skills of a chief information officer (CIO).
The CIO’s dilemma consists of two forces pushing the role and the business benefit in opposite directions. The first force is simplifying what used to be challenging. The second force clears the path for more strategic value and promises more clout and responsibility than CIOs have ever had before. The best CIOs are beginning to act as chief innovation and process officers.
This research paper introduces a model that links the CIO role with organizational performance and highlights the critical factors contributing to the chief information officer (cio) role and ultimately, IT success.
What distinguishes a hi-impact CIO from their peers? The author presents the core characteristics that make the difference between also rans and CIOs who are seen by their business partners as being up to today’s challenges.
This presentation defines the ideal CIO and compares them to CIOs in practice, discusses the challenges for CIOs to succeed and questions if they can.
This compilation of interviews with CIOs illustrates how they are transforming their role from that of technology head to business leader.
This report discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the modern CIO. It shed light on the CIO role – highlights that currently the CIO focuses more on "IT Management" rather than "Information Management," has broad authority but is not empowered to succeed, can affect IT outcomes but is not held accountable for them – and makes recommendations to make it more effective.